Coronavirus Updates

Guide to Contest a Citation

New protocol has replaced in-person hearings for contesting a citation.

Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, parking adjudication offices will be closed to in-person hearings. Public call centers will remain operational. Motorists may request a hearing by written declaration or by telephone for citations and impounds. Email ladothearings@lacity.org or mail correspondence to:

Parking Violations Bureau P.O. Box 30420
Los Angeles, CA 90030

Please include the citation number, your name, postal address for all correspondence, and all supporting evidence for your case. For a hearing by telephone: please contact the Parking Violation Bureau at 1-866-561-9742 to schedule a telephone appeal.

If your vehicle is currently impounded, you are encouraged to retrieve your vehicle immediately. To contest the impound, please contact the parking enforcement office nearest to the location of the impound. If your vehicle is booted, please contact the Parking Violations Bureau at 1-866-561-9742.